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The Perfect Horse, Murray, William H. H.
201 The Perfect Horse
Murray, William H. H.
New York Vantage Press 1966 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Revised edition in illustrated dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 342 pages. Clean dustjacket with wrap-around illustration has clear tape reinforcement at top and bottom spine edges and one corner, light rubbing and surface nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This famous book was first printed in 1873 (first edition is quite rare). Here it is in its entirety, with a preface by W. Robert Morgan, and original introduction by Henry Ward Beecher. A vast knowledge on the Morgan horse; breeding, handling, training and showing -- from a 19th century expert on the subject. 021570

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Contact Mercury (A Novel of Espionage), Nason, Leonard H.
202 Contact Mercury (A Novel of Espionage)
Nason, Leonard H.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean and tight stated First Edition in clean bright unclipped original dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 247 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has 1/4" shallow chipping at base of spine, one very small chip at top of front panel edge (size of a match head). Not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A thrilling espionage story of post-occupation Paris concerning an O.S.S. officer, a glamorous secret agent, and the atomic bomb. 027805

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The Complete Murder Sampler, Nelson, James (editor)
203 The Complete Murder Sampler
Nelson, James (editor)
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Beige cloth boards with blue lettering and decoration on spine. Very light soiling. Small nick to cloth above title on spine (1/4" closed tear). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 368 pgs. Murder mysteries by authors such as Raymond Chandler, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Wallace, John Buchan and more. 6" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 017016

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A Journey to the Interior, Newby, P. H.
204 A Journey to the Interior
Newby, P. H.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with gold line drawing on cover, gold lettering on spine. Clean, with one tiny spot to front board, smaller than a pea. Slight surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner name at top edge of front free and rear fixed endpaper. 276 pgs. 8vo. adventure/travel. 015243

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A Hoosier Chronicle, Nicholson, Meredith
205 A Hoosier Chronicle
Nicholson, Meredith
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket F. C. Yohn, Illustrator 
Decorated signed binding ("H"). Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering and stamped dark brown decoration on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear at spine corners, very light scuff to front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; 3 additional color plates -- all by F. C. Yohn. 606 pages + advertising. 8-page small illustrated publisher's brochure laid in featuring promotional reviews of "The Latest Fiction," including this title. A story of Indiana life, considered by some to be Meredith Nicholson's greatest book. 021145

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206 Naples Past and Present (Two Volumes in One)
Norway, Arthur H.
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1901 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Maurice Greiffenhagen, Illustrator 
Very clean wine red cloth boards with gilt decoration and lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Tiny bit of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Gilt top edges. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 16 color plates by Maurice Greiffenhagen. 287 pgs. with index. 009006

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207 Remarks By Bill Nye
Nye, Edgar W.
Chicago/New York F. T. Neeley 1886 Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket J. H. Smith, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with black and gold illustration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine (lettering on spine is quite faded). Very little wear to cover. Decorated endpapers. Small P/O name on front fly leaf. First few pages are loosened, with some light chipping to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Over 150 illustrations by J. H. Smith. 504 pgs. 006356

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Castles: An Introduction to the Castles of England and Wales, O'Neil, B. H. St. J.
208 Castles: An Introduction to the Castles of England and Wales
O'Neil, B. H. St. J.
London Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1954 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest surface rub to corner of front and rear board (very negligible--hardly worth mentioning). Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. Tiny date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper--no names or bookplates. 65 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12mo. Great Britain. 012992

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A Loyal Little Red-Coat: A Story of Child-life in New York a Hundred Years Ago, Ogden, Ruth
209 A Loyal Little Red-Coat: A Story of Child-life in New York a Hundred Years Ago
Ogden, Ruth
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1890 Second Edition (stated) Hardcover Good H. A. Ogden 
Dark green cloth boards with decorated binding (soldier and child on cover in white, black, red and gold with gilt lettering on cover and black lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear-through to one corner tip. Cracking to hinges, front and rear. Previous owner name neatly penned on fly leaf. Text block is solid with clean pages, over sixty original illustrations by H. A. Ogden. 217 pp. 019858

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Garden Planning and Building, Ortrloff, H. Stuart and Henry B. Raymore
210 Garden Planning and Building
Ortrloff, H. Stuart and Henry B. Raymore
Garden City, NY 1945 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Revised edition in clean original dust jacket. Edited by F. F. Rockwell. Clean blue-green cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with 55 half-tone illustrations, drawings. 282 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, a little very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ideal book for anyone who wants his garden and yard expertly planned, but who also wants the satisfaction of doing it him or herself. Methods of construction of permanent garden features, how to locate your house on a lot, how to plan and build drives, paths, and terraces; how arrange and make gardens and borders, how to design and construct pool or pond, how to build walls, steps, embankments. 023693

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Wild Geese, Ostenso, Martha
211 Wild Geese
Ostenso, Martha
New York Dodd Mead 1926 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair to Good Jacket 
Eleventh printing in original unclipped jacket. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - H.a.H. - H. A. Hofman). Very clean gray-beige cloth boards with orange and black decoration (geese flying past an orange sun).Orange lettering on cover, black lettering and small orange and black decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean beautifully decorated endpapers. No previous owner markings. 356 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has small edge chips and creasing at edges of front panel, two large corner chips on rear panel, pea-size chip on spine, 1/4" chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wild Geese is widely recognized as a milestone in the development of modern realist fiction. Set on the windswept prairies, it is a story of love and tyranny, of destruction and survival, told with vigour and lyric beauty. It is also a poignant evocation of loneliness, which, like the call of the wild geese, is beyond human warmth, beyond tragedy, “an endless quest.” 022763

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American Nights Entertainment, Overton, Grant
212 American Nights Entertainment
Overton, Grant
New York Appleton; George H. Doran; Doubleday Page; Scribner's 1923 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with clean paper labels on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 414 pgs. with index. Illustrated with portraits of American authors, and some of their best loved works. 8vo. Fiction. 011752

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213 Cargoes for Crusoes
Overton, Grant
New York D. Appleton / George H. Doran / Little Brown 1924 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
"Copyright, 1924 - First Printing, September, 1924" stated on copyright page. First edition. Unfaded blue cloth boards with clean unchipped paper labels on cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Dustjacket has shallow chip at top rear panel edge, light stain at rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival removable mylar cover. Scarce in dustjacket. A guide to the best reading of 1924-25. 017962

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214 The Money Master: Being the Curious History of Jean Jacques Barbille, His Labours, His loves, and his Ladies
Parker, Gilbert
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1915 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Andre Castaigne, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, one corner lightly bumped. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, additional illustrations by Andre Castaigne. 360 pgs. Published September, 1915 (code H-P on copyright page). 8vo. Fiction. 008734

Price: 10.00 USD
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Work Simplification in Agriculture, Paterson, D. W.
215 Work Simplification in Agriculture
Paterson, D. W.
London Land Books 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket H. F. Smith, Illustrator Signed
"First published 1960" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket, inscribed and signed by the author to his son. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by the author: "To my son David, This book will not teach you farming, it is not intended to, but to explain to you the technique of a very important management subject, so that no matter what you choose as your calling in later life it will stand you in good stead. - Your father, David W. Paterson." 92 pp. Illustrated with 70 line drawings and diagrams. In unchipped jacket (very light soiling) with a few closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Methods to simplify each and every job of work on a farm...everything from catching hens to loading cattle and disposing of manure, time saving tips with flow charts. 019008

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Pepys, Samuel
216 The Diary of Samuel Pepys
Pepys, Samuel
New York Modern Library 1967 Later Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 103, published in 1967-70, in clean dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 12. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean; faint "H" stamped on front free endpaper. Kent style endpapers are otherwise clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Selected, with an Introduction, by Richard Le Gallienne. 332 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, no chips, a few very sort closed edge tears, vertical crease on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026142

Price: 15.00 USD
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All-Out Arlene: A Story of the Girls Behind the Boys Behind the Guns, Phillips, H. I.
217 All-Out Arlene: A Story of the Girls Behind the Boys Behind the Guns
Phillips, H. I.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket Herbert Roese, Illustrator 
Clean brown cloth boards with illustration on cover, small illustration and brown lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 202 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, very light soiling, shallow edge chipping, long closed tear along front flap fold. "Buy War Bonds" on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a woman from her application and induction (she joins the WAAC) to her actual service in North Africa. The result is that the reader, while being well entertained throughout, probably learns more about the women's volunteer services of the era than by plodding through an official guidebook. 8vo. World War II. 013487

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Wild Paradise, Phillips, King
218 Wild Paradise
Phillips, King
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Scarce western hardcover novel In original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. A little water damage (fading) to botton front board edge. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 367 pages. Illustrated dust jacket (by Leonard H. Crosse) has edge wear and tears, but is still awesome, with a white ghost-like horse lunging at a mounted rider against a rising moon. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024622

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Woman in the Sexual Relation, Ploss, Herman Heinrich;  Bartels, Max;  Bartels, Paul
219 Woman in the Sexual Relation
Ploss, Herman Heinrich; Bartels, Max; Bartels, Paul
New York Medical Press of New York 1964 Revised and Enlarged Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean light reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine and tasteful black outlined image of naked woman standing with folded hands stretching overhead. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Many black and white illustrations and photographs from many different cultures. Revised and Enlarged by Ferd. F. von Reitzenstein. 152 pgs. Dustjacket is very lightly soiled, not price clipped and has two small 3/4" chips and a few tiny closed tears. Jacket designed by L. and M. Kay, jacket photos by L. Kay & H. Zucker. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9 x 11". Sexuality. 014375

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When Mayflowers Blossom: A Romance of Plymouth's First Years, Plumb, Albert H.
220 When Mayflowers Blossom: A Romance of Plymouth's First Years
Plumb, Albert H.
New York Fleming H. Revell Co. 1914 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with dark brown ship illustration on cover, bright white stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 506 pgs. White dustjacket with brown lettering, price on spine (1.50 net); quite clean (a few very tiny, very faint spots), a few tiny edge chips (smaller than a dried pea), shrot closesd edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very nice example of this book. A faithful and convincing picture of early New England days in the Plymouth Colony. 5-1/2" x 8". New England. 017167

Price: 45.00 USD
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